public and private partners to improve capacity for business job growth and investment



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The regions competitive advantages to promote business attraction/retention



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Economic Development in Weld County

Upstate Colorado Economic Development is a public/private non-profit economic development corporation that provides services to all of Weld County. Our work focuses on supporting primary industry and employment diversity.

Our goal is to help these employers bring new equity into the local economy. Upstate Colorado provides service to existing and expanding primary employers, and to those who are considering a Weld County location for their business.

Our plan is to continue to focus on helping create and retain jobs, which in turn will bring wealth to all levels of Weld County.

Weld County

Weld County finds itself in the path of opportunity. Weld County is located near several high education institutions, world-class employers and diverse cultural and recreational offerings.


Weld County has projected growth of 15.9% between the years of 2010 and 2017. The 15.9% represents an additional 40,325 people moving into the County over the last 7 years.


Weld County is home to 31 incorporated towns. Many of these towns are the fastest growing in Colorado.


Colorado ranks 48th among 50 state in tax revenue compared to personal income.


Weld County and Colorado both have a pro-growth and pro-business attitude. There are a range of economic incentives, resources, and loan programs that aim to assist new and existing businesses. Weld County is the only county in Colorado that is debt free.

Helping Weld County Thrive

Upstate Colorado assists Weld County through facilitating and attracting new investment, new job opportunities, stimulating income growth and expanding the local community tax base.

Wells Concrete


In 2019, Wells Concrete a relocation/expansion project of two Denver operations announced plans to move to a new 117,000 sf facility. This facility will relocate 200 jobs and add an additional 50.

Intersand Cat Litter

Windsor, CO

Intersand Cat Litter, a Canadian cat litter manufacturer, broke ground for a new 48,000 sf processing facility in Windsor in late 2019.

Vantage Hemp

Greeley, CO

Vantage Hemp, a CBD oil manufacturer, announced plans to locate to Greeley. This operation will employ 30.

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COVID-19 Business and Employee Resource Links

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As you have seen, there is plenty of information being pushed out to the public regarding COVID-19. We at Upstate want to ensure that we are effectively connecting businesses to the appropriate resources. Please view the COVID-19 Business and Employee Resource Links. Here you will find links with information regarding COVID-19 and…

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Northern Colorado Business Resources COVID-19

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The Northern Colorado Regional Economic Development Initiative (NoCo REDI), a collaboration of  economic developers representing 35 communities in Weld and Larimer Counties, have prepared business-resource information regarding COVID-19. As members of NoCo REDI, local economic developers have this document to disseminate on behalf their communities. For communities that work directly with Upstate, please let us know how we…

Intersand, a Canadian cat litter company broke ground on their Windsor manufacturing plant.

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September 17, 2019 Upstate staff joined Windsor, Weld County and Great Western Industrial Park officials to celebrate the groundbreaking of Canadian based Intersand Americas' new 50,000 sf cat litter manufacturing facility. The...

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The Upstate Colorado Economic Development staff is happy to help you find the resources, expertise, and connections you need to thrive in Weld County. We look forward to hearing from you.

Address: 822 7th St., Suite 550 
Greeley, CO 80631
Phone: 970.356.4565

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